Our leadership is comprised of physicians and community leaders who support the mission and vision of Muslim Spiritual Care Services.  The team is supported by an advisory board members to provide support and promote the mission and vision.

Board Members (Alphabetical Order)

  • Aimee Abu-Shamsieh, MD, MPH
  • Lulu Rocka
  • Mohammad Ashraf, MD (Board Chair)
  • Mr. Ihab El-Zanoun
  • Mohammad Rocka

President: Kamal Abu-Shamsieh

Ph.D. Candidate / Practical Theology & Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
MA, Islamic Studies / Christian – Muslim Relations, Hartford Seminary
Graduate Certificate, Islamic Chaplaincy, Hartford Seminary
Essentials of Palliative Care Chaplaincy, Institute for Palliative Care, California State University

Ecclesiastical Endorsement: Islamic Society of North America, Muslim Chaplain

Chaplain Abu-Shamsieh completed chaplaincy 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and CPE of Central CA.

He leads local, national, and international training seminars to provide religious support for Muslim patients and families, and regularly provides cultural and religious diversity training.

For more information, email shamsieh@Ziyara.org or call (559) 244-9360.